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: well, lesli right now we're waiting for the president's supporters to start arriving here. a couple of thousand supporters. it will be quite different than what it was in 2008 when hundreds of thousands of people gathered in chicago's grant park for the president's victory celebration. but right now, they're just doing sound checks getting the stage ready. the president today he conducted interviews with tv and radio stations in battleground states and even played a game of basketball a tradition on election day. his team won and he was joined by former nba player scottie pippen and education secretary arne duncan. he was in good spirits and joking around during the game and he's really confident lesli. >> but not -- not even in the least bit a little nervous in particular because his opponent kind of broke from tradition and went out and did some very visual campaigning today? >> reporter: and i think that's why the president took time out today to do those slight interviews with -- satellite interviews with the tv and video stations in crucial states, this will be a close night. t
consumer expert lesli foster when she came home to the smell of smoke and then couldn't get any help from the company that made her dishwasher. it's a story you will see only on 9. >> i opened my front door. i immediately smelled a punjent electrical smell of fire. i felt the countertop. it was burning hot. i opened the dishwasher, and i immediately saw that the trays had started to discolor, there was also heat wafting out at me. these trays turned a dark orange. >> she says her dishwasher started up wail she was gone. >> when i left the house the dishwasher door was closed but i had not activated it. it turned itself on while i was out of the house. >> reporter: how that happened is still a mystery. according to consumer reports more than 15 million appliance units in the past five years have been recalled for problems that could cause a fire. their analysis of complaints sent to the consumer product safety commission showed almost half of those recalled units were dishwashers, and a significant number of appliance problems were not caused by human error. >> we found at least 23% are cl
in modifying an existing loan. lesli foster explains why it can be homeowner beware. >> a silver springs grand mom who could no longer afford to pay her house note makes a call for help. it was help that never came through. >> in tonight's consumer alert, lesli foster brings us that woman's year-long nightmare that should be a lesson for us all. >> thank god i have another day in here. >> reporter: sonya walters is thankful, because she hasn't made a payment on her home in over a year. she lost her clients and income, too, so she reached out to her lender, indy mack, which told her to apply for a loan modification. >> the number came up. >> reporter: and she thought the person on the other end was with her bank. >> he asked me a bunch of questions. then he said, you know, you're qualified. >> reporter: the person on the line was actually someone representing a law firm called macy, elementary and sterns. the rep promised to help her get the payment down. >> i felt comfortable that their lawyers it would help me. >> reporter: the law firm also known as the mortgage law group and legal help debt
forland middle school in northwest d.c.. matt? >> reporter: lesli the school's chancellor didn't pretend today that closing more schools in the district is easy on schools or parents but she insisted it has to happen absolutely. mcfarland middle school in northwest washington was built in 1923. >> it is a prosal. >> reporter: if d.c. schools chancellor kaya henderson has her way the school will close in 2013. >> this is about using our resources wisely. >> reporter: earlier today henderson released a proposed list of 20 schools throughout the city that will close their doors for good after the current school year. >> these decisions are difficult, they mean transition. >> reporter: henderson says the schools including mcfarland middle are chosen because of low enrollment. the percentage of the buildings that are actually being used. and the condition of their buildings. >> we want as many of our young people to go to school in a modernized building as possible. >> reporter: when students from the schools that are closing go to the new schools for the 2013/2014 school year, the average school e
the president. but, you know, lesli, it's hard for me to see someone sitting around their kitchen table saying, i don't know who i'm going to vote for, but when those jobs numbers come out, then i will decide. that's not how people decide whether they think the economy is good or bad. they do it on whether uncle charlie has a job or whether their kid finally has enough money to move out of the house and get his own apartment, things like that. so coming this close, we've been saying this was going to be very, very important, but this race is so close, i'm not sure in the end that it really is going to make all that much difference. >> as i understand you are going to have two key panels on this weekend's show to kind of break down the presidential election, the razor tight presidential election. >> yep. yeah, we're going to have every analyst, every commentator east of the mississippi river be with us sunday, and i hope they have a better idea who is going to win this thing than i do, because i'm at the point, lesli that i have no idea. this thing has been close from the start, but it has gott
at stake especially for our area. bruce, thank you. lesli? >>> the military vote will also play a big part in who wins today's presidential election. especially in battleground virginia which is one of the states with the most defense workers. andrea mccarren joins us now live from richmond with more on that part of the story. andrea? >> reporter: well, lesli republicans are optimistic at this hour. that this ballroom will be hosting a victory party in the next few hours. earlier today we stopped in quantico, virginia in prince william county. a critical battleground including one for military votes. >> i have always voted all my life. i have never missed a vote. >> reporter: on a brisk legislation day morning in quantico, virginia, the main street is dotted with american flags. >> this decides the law made for our great country. >> reporter: voters in this area are passionate about casting their ballots. >> could this -- it's my american right. >> i'm very proud. you know, proud that we -- we served in iraq and afghanistan and we're fighting the war on terrorism. >> reporter: the populati
to cost you on the express lanes, it will be well worth it. lesli? >> buy the pass and turn it on. thank you. >>> a fire broke out in a prince george's county county warehouse today. crews were called to 8316ardmore road in landover around 2 p.m. in the afternoon. they found flames coming from a large garage that contained taxicabs. a worker inside was rushed to a hospital burn unit with serious injuries. we don't know what started the fire. >>> today we honor america's service members who stand on the line protecting our freedom. 9 news now and the uso of metropolitan washington are partnering up to say thank you to these men and women. we're raising money to provide holiday food baskets to area service members and their families. it's called turkeys for troops. if you'd like to donate, call 202-895-5560. an $8 donation will feed a family of six. >> it was the end of a wonderful day. >> reporter: a soldier about to ship out. >> thomas decided to say good night to his friends. >> reporter: before he goes he records a story for his son back home. >> hi, guys. how you doing? >> reporter:
was spearheaded by joleen ivy after leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did and pleaded guilty to the charges. if question 3 passes, a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty. >>> people in virginia have been waiting in long lines since the polls opened this morning. the commonwealth is playing a key part in the presidential and u.s. senate races. tom costello has more on that. >> good day from the greater richmond area. at this polling place, the biggest polling precinct, we are told in all of this county, they were lined up before the sun came up, about 300 people lined up here at this polling place at about 6:00 in the morning. the earliest voter was standing in line at 3:30 this morning. it's critical along with three other counties to decide how this vote goes. fairfax county is critical, of course. prince william county and loudoun county. this state went for president obama in 2008 then voted for a republican governor. so, it is purp
overwhelmingly passed question three. it was proposed offer councilwoman leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband, former prince george's county executive jack johnson. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and pled guilty to the charges. question three says a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> 6:48 now. in the district we will see a new face on the d.c. council. in a major upset, incumbent michael brown lost his seat to independent david grosso. meanwhile, vincent orange easily won re-election. news 4's derrick ward is live with more on that election. >> reporter: good morning. it took somewhere around 20,000 votes to unseat michael brown. as you said, an independent at large council challenger david grosso was the political newcomer who won the battle against brown. brown has faced allegations of spending impropriety in his campaign as well as questions about the operation of a nonprofit t
in prince george's county. question three sper headeded by prince george's county leslie ivy after leslie johnson was convicted in a corruption scandal involving her husband jack johnson. she first refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and plead guilty to the charges. if the question passes, a politician will be suspended from office the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> a special election to fill the d.c. council chair seat for kwame brown. brown resigned in june after admitting he gave false information on an application to receive two bank loans worth $200,000. voters will cast for d.c. council member philip mendelson or challenger alvin gurley. it will complete brown's term in 2013. another election will take place in 2014. and question five asks voters if the d.c. council should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the counsel would have to have five-sixths of a majority to do so. anyone convicted of a felony serving as a d.c. council member would be required to leave offi
. there is plenty we don't know about election 2012. >> we have lesli foster to help crunch the numbers. the key races, ballot questions and the big prize of the presidency, how it might shake out when the last votes are counted. >> reporter: i'm joined by my partner in crunching, bob kettle who's the dean of the school of public policy at the university of maryland. let's take a look at two swing counties in virginia to get a bit of a picture. loudoun and prince william county. at last check, in prince william county it's almost a dead heat there. romney gets 48.6 to the president's -- in loudoun with more than 97% of the precincts reporting, president obama gets 51.4% of the vote to governor romney's 47.1%. now, when we compare that to 2008, you can see that the president won loudoun by 53.6%, and then prince william county by 57.5%. what do all these numbers tell us, don? >> what's going on here is that the president is looking not comfortable, but at least perhaps well enough to win virginia, but he has lost support in some of these key swing counties compared to where he had been back in 20
are just saying this whole patraeus thing is just a hot mess. anita, leslie is here. let's get started. any number of big time men seem to think if they cheat, they are the ones who won't get caught. what is going on out there? >> you should read something about this in usa today. >> i did. i read something about it. some men think they are so above this. but we've seen this happen time and time again. i don't think i'm surprised by this in particular. i'm more surprised by the tactics they went to to conceal it. >> he went all out to make sure he didn't get caught. >> top spy doing what terrorists do and still didn't work. >> you talked about this last night. and let's be real. we admire fidelity but like the idea of scandal and romance. this happened so many times. these are big players on the big stage and the whole nation is interested. this can be in any neighborhood going on. >> when you say we like it, you are saying the media? >> no, it's whole different. let's be real. >> my point was we do not encourage it in what we do or advertise. we don't encourage monogomy. if you look around
it after leslie johnson pleaded guilty to a corruption case. she initially refused to step down. but eventually she did resign. >>> in the district, vote letters cast their ballots to fill the council chair seat by kwame brown. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january of 2015. brown, you will recall, resigned back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to give bank loans worth more than $200,000. d.c. residents have a few more hours to vote on three measures folksed on preventing corruption in the wilson building. proposed charmter amendment 5 asks if members should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the council would have to have a super majority. amendment 6 would make a person leave office and be banned from ever serve in office again. amendment 7 would apply the same penalties to the city's mayor. >>> and make news 4 and nbc washington.com your election headquarters tonight. we'll have live continuing coverage throughout the evening. still ahead, we'll see what's buzzing on social media this election day.
in prince george's county. it was spear headed after former council executive leslie johnson was convicted. initially, she refused to resign from office. eventually, she did step down. the question is a politician will automatically step down from office after be pleading guilty. >>> kwame brown resigned from the council back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to obtain two bank loans worth more than $200,000. voters will cast their ballots for d.c. council member phil mendelson or democratic challenger calvin gurley. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january 22nd, 2013. that means another race will take place in 2014. >>> senate candidates tim kaine and george allen will vote right after polls open. kaine and his wife will vote in richmond. allen and his wife are casting their vote in alexandria and will travel to several precincts in the commonwealth. polls show kaine has a slight lead over allen. >> and virginiians can start voting in that race in less than 30 minutes. polls in the commonwealth open at 6:00 this morning. they close a
's council woman leslie johnson. johnson pleaded guilty to charges in connection to a corruption probe that netted her husband, former county executive jack johnson. bau loophole in the law did not force her to step down after the guilty plea, and she continued to collect a salary. a vote for a constitutional amendment on question 3 would change that. meaning a politician would be removed at the time of a guilty plea, or in the case of a trial, would be suspended upon conviction and then removed after sentencing. question 4 allows immigrants who are in this country illegally to qualify for in-state tuition rates at maryland colleges. students, though, must meet certain requirements, including graduation from a state high school, proof that income taxes have been paid and show intent to apply for permanent residency. also on the ballot, question 5, which changes the boundaries of maryland's eighth congressional district which is currently held by chris van holen and is mainly in montgomery county. and questions 1 and 2, which would require judges of the orphans court for prince george's
intelligence. on capitol hill, daniel nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> and top national security officials were on capitol hill this week to deal with the fallout from the petraeus sex scandal. and defense secretary panetta has ordered a review of ethics training for all military officers. >>> less than 24 hours after a not guilty verdict shocked the bowie state university community, people are still talking about this case. i'm talking about the murder trial of alexis simpson, the girl accused of killing her roommate, dominique frazier, which was closely followed on social media. andrea mccarren was on campus when the verdict came down. >> reporter: there is a mix of emotions. shock. sadness. and relief that this high- profile murder case appears to be over. >> a lot of students are disappointed. a lot of people were shocked, when i saw the news. i s like whoa, wow. >> reporter: the bowie state university campus is healing, after a violent fight between roommates ended in death and traumatized the school community. >> i think it's tragic. but at the same time, i heard she was bullied and
demonstration that went very wrong on live tv. anita? >>> lesli, i'm here in clifton, virginia, their generator was close to running out after sandy blew through. fortunately the lights are back on here and we have an amazing story to share. we'll see you after the break. >>> we have a very personal account of what prolonged outages could mean to families in our region. i'm anita brikman and i'm at the nichols home in virginia. they are loyal viewers of ours. thank you for inviting us into your home. steve has als, ventilator dependent. so the power outage was becoming a critical situation for them. i want to share a little bit of an e-mail that she sent to me yesterday. she wrote dear anita, i want to personally thank you for being our beacon in ery storm. my husband, steve, waits for your telecast each evening before i get him into bed. he as als, a top-of-the-line disability. he does not move or speak, but oh that smile. he's ventilator, dependent, the machine breathes for them so those of us who love him have one more day and the day after that. we are waiting for our power to be restored h
. >> to wash it down, leslie sbrocco has given us wine. not any after taste. >> i'm into this. >>> all right, a family that plays together, stays together. how to bridge the generation gap at your holiday gathering. >>> jackie weaver tells us about her latest film that hollywood is all buzzing about with oscar talk. i got this snapshot thing from progressive, plugged it into my car, and got a discount just for being the good driver i've always been. i'm just out here, snap-shooting it forward. you don't want to have to pay for other people's bad driving, do you? no. with progressive snapshot, you don't have to. i'm going to snap it right now. bam, there it is. goes underneath your dash. keep safe, and keep saving. you know, i won't always be around to save you money. that's why you should get snapshot from progressive. all right, dude! thanks! to the safe go the savings. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ mal
ptacek is here to spoil your appetite once again. >> lesli and derek, to make our list, they had to not only have repeat violations, we only put places under surveillance for investigation where we'd already found problems that they should have known someone would be watching. sir, take your hands off the equipment. we've been tracking his store and four others ever since inspectors closed them citing food dangers and we broadcast issues we found ourselves after they'd passed reinspections. shortly after we found that rat ad mid-city deli near logan sir -- at mid city deli near logan circle in april. it hasn't reopened. at evergreen supermarket in temple hills it closed, too. the others are open. >> this is second time you come here, right? >> reporter: our first time at circle seven express on martin luther king avenue southeast we found this outdated baloney. inspectors had closed circle seven twice for food dangers citing rotten produce, live roaches, mice and outdated merchandise including baby food. we'd already found this outdated juice when the manager found us. >> leave
competitive about the day. 4-year-old leslie, his 3-year-old brother, luke. take a listen. >> mitt romney wins. >> i'm mitt romney. >> no, no. you're president obama. you didn't win. >> hey. >> no. i win. >> i win. >> i win. >> i win. >> mitt romney wins. >> i win. >> i win. >> oh. >> oh, no. >> hopefully not a preview of things to come this evening. remember abigael? it's almost over abi. take a look. >> because -- i'm crying because i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh. it will be over soon, abi. okay? the election will be over soon. okay? >> okay. >> oh. i'm doing my own sleep study. advil pm® or tylenol pm. the advil pm® guy is spending less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and more time asleep. advil pm®. the difference is a better night's sleep. ♪ ♪ ♪ grown in america. picked and packed at the peak of ripeness. the same essential nutrients as fresh. del monte. bursting with life. good morning, it is election day and maryland voters will answer some key ballot questions today. they will decide whether to gambling, legalized same
if they are part of the street. if they are not, we have to do all of this investigatory stuff. and leslie kayaleh the last resort -- and lastly, the last resort would be to sign a provisional about it. i do not think people do the research to see that they can be prosecuted. in 2010 when dan eloida was elected, there were some questionable things going on in bridgeport. i believe in a fair process of voting. i have actually kicked out of the lawyers, or told them that people cannot bring paraphernalia that influences any other boater. -- voter. i am very honest about my job. i am not allowed to stay darn thing about who people should vote for. that is not my job. my job is to make sure the voting is fair. that is what i'm going to be doing tomorrow. i think you guys are leaning toward the democrats. host: michael, by "q geist" who do you mean -- by "you guys" who do you mean? caller: he is more on the side of the republicans that on the democrats. i do not trust this process of these guys checking out the polls because i think the are leaning toward the democrats. everybody does their job and th
plays the woman leslie on the show. she's had a long crush on biden. in the show, she describes her ideal man as having the brains of george clooney and the body of joe biden. [ laughter ] we'll see that episode next week. >> bill: that's going to be fun. just let him go. >> joe biden is sort of a situation comedy. i would watch him! biden cam. >> nate silver's celebrity status has skyrocketed since the popular 538 "new york times" blogger correctly predicted 49 out of 50 state vote outcomes and he could go 50-50 depending on how florida turns out. sales of his book have jumped 850% on amazon. the signal and the noise now number two right behind the third wheel diary of a wimpy kid book seven. >> bill: nate silver, he was either going to have egg on his face on wednesday morning or celebrated as right on once again. >> nate silver said the data matters more than anything else. that's what he happens with the signal versus the noise. don't be emotional about the data. read it and understand it. he did. >> i
sites that are vulnerable to future disasters. leslie to survey the damage, we have got to remember that superstorm sandy is a sign of things to come. in this changing climate, the reluctance in this committee to look at the changes in global temperature is very difficult to understand. making weather like sandy more and more common. we had the opportunity in this committee to make sure the northeast recovers and rebuilds, i thank my colleague, all of them, who had taken an interest here. the experience that we have learned. >> that legislation you describe is very appropriate and i am looking forward to meeting with details when you get them. -senator whitehouse. >> i will be briefer than my colleagues. i was here for an earlier hearing and made a similar statements. i don't want to be redundant the hurricanes and the hit rhode island hard, but 9.5 ft crest at fox point at fox point was the highest ever on record, we have 130,000 homes and businesses lose power which is a significant portion of a stake of 1 million people, the southern coast of rhode island was hit hardest, the wes
and will not set women back 50 years and finally leslie says i think equal pay for equal work is the most pressing issue for women this election. what do you think? i'll get back to you on that. this is referring to the 2009 lilly ledbetter fair pay act and i know, diane, you spoke to governor romney about this. he said while he didn't support it at the time, if he were elected he would not repeal it. but that lack of support, i think, did influence a number of women out there. >> yes, and then ultimately he wouldn't tell me. he would not say whether he, indeed, would have signed it if it came to his desk. i don't believe he ever said he would have signed it if it came to his desk. so, cokie, on this issue of the single ladies out there and other women -- what do you think? >> i'm certainly seeing single ladies being overwhelmingly for president obama as they were four years ago and there's no real falloff there, but i was just looking to see if we had a number on that abortion question to see if that seems to be the indicator. the problem is people tend to say when you ask about, you know, what i
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